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  • NFL Owners Approve New Anthem Policy

    NFL Owners Approve New Anthem Policy

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL May 23, 2018 at 11:42 pm 0 comments

    NFL owners have unanimously approved a new national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they prefer, it was announced Wednesday. The policy subjects teams to a fine if […]

     
  • Federal Law Prohibiting Sports Gambling Struck Down by Supreme Court

    Federal Law Prohibiting Sports Gambling Struck Down by Supreme Court

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL May 14, 2018 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    The Supreme Court struck down a federal law that prohibits sports gambling Monday in a landmark decision that gives states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. The court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a 1992 law that barred state-authorized sports gambling with […]

     
  • Terence Newman to Retire After 2018 Season

    Terence Newman to Retire After 2018 Season

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL May 1, 2018 at 11:14 pm 0 comments

    Terence Newman said Tuesday that he expects the 2018 season to be his final NFL season. “I think this is probably going to be my last [season],” Newman said on a conference call, according to the team’s website. “I am getting to a point [where] you have to figure out […]

     
  • Los Angeles Rams Trade Tavon Austin to Dallas Cowboys

    Los Angeles Rams Trade Tavon Austin to Dallas Cowboys

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 28, 2018 at 11:00 pm 0 comments

    The Dallas Cowboys continued to remake their wide receiver group by trading for Tavon Austin and sending one of their two sixth-round draft picks, No. 192 overall, to the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday. Austin was the eighth overall pick in the 2013 draft but had just 13 catches for […]

     
  • New England Patriots Trade Second Round Picks to Lions, Bears, Bucs

    New England Patriots Trade Second Round Picks to Lions, Bears, Bucs

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 27, 2018 at 11:53 pm 0 comments

    In a flurry of trade activity Friday night, the New England Patriots made two deals that turned the second-round draft choice they received for quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo into a 2019 second-round pick and two 2018 fourth-round selections, before using one of the fourth-round picks in a different swap that landed […]

     
  • Pittsburgh Steelers Trade Martavis Bryant to Oakland Raiders

    Pittsburgh Steelers Trade Martavis Bryant to Oakland Raiders

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 26, 2018 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

    The Pittsburgh Steelers traded wide receiver Martavis Bryant to the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night for a third-round draft pick. The talented but enigmatic Bryant had asked to be traded out of Pittsburgh in September, and Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said Thursday that Oakland had been “on this for […]

     
  • Rob Gronkowski Tells Patriots He Will Play in 2018

    Rob Gronkowski Tells Patriots He Will Play in 2018

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 24, 2018 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and his agent, Drew Rosenhaus, met Tuesday with New England coach Bill Belichick, telling him that Gronkowski will play for the Patriots this season. The decision ends speculation that Gronkowski could retire. Gronkowski, who turns 29 on May 14, earned All-Pro honors in […]

     
  • NFL to Discuss Future of Kickoff at May 1st Summit

    NFL to Discuss Future of Kickoff at May 1st Summit

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 22, 2018 at 11:32 pm 0 comments

    The NFL is finalizing plans for a summit to continue an unprecedented offseason discussion about player safety, a league spokesman confirmed. The meeting, planned for May 1-2 at NFL headquarters in New York, will include a focus on the future of the kickoff. There is no indication that the kickoff […]

     
  • New York Giants Release Brandon Marshall

    New York Giants Release Brandon Marshall

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 19, 2018 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

    The New York Giants released Brandon Marshall after just one season Thursday, with general manager Dave Gettleman saying the veteran wide receiver had failed a physical. The five-time Pro Bowl receiver, whom the Giants signed last offseason to a two-year, $11 million deal, never seemed to get comfortable and was […]

     
  • Matt Forte, Devin Hester Sign One-Day Contracts to Retire as Bears

    Matt Forte, Devin Hester Sign One-Day Contracts to Retire as Bears

    Mike Aglialoro, NFL April 18, 2018 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

    Former Chicago Bears greats Matt Forte and Devin Hester will both sign a one-day ceremonial contract on Monday, April 23 in order to retire as members of the organization, the team announced Wednesday. Forte and Hester each spent their first eight NFL seasons with the Bears. The greatest return man […]